Trend Alert: Sugar and Spice -The Top 12 Holiday Cocktail Dresses to Ring in 2012

The Top 12 Holiday Cocktail Dresses for 2012.

Do you tire of boring holiday attire? Sick of  hum-drum New Years Eve cocktail dresses, lackluster dresses for special occasions, and holiday cocktail dresses that are just "so-so"? If so, you are in luck, because I have done all of the legwork, and gathered some of our absolute best sparkly dresses and dressy evening shoes, so you'll be sizzling at this year's holiday fêtes. (Hey, something has to be hot, when the temperatures reach those frigid lows!) Shop all of our amazing cocktail dresses to find something perfect for your event!>>

New Years Eve cocktail dresses and dressy evening shoes

Sparkly dresses and glittery heels, here we come!

Fashion designers love a good theme, and the hottest fashion trend in party dresses and women's holiday attire is "sugar and spice" - mixing edgy, sparkly dresses for special occasions, with sugary-sweet dressy evening shoes. (Or, of course, you could go with dressy evening shoes with a bit of a kick, if you will, paired with über-sweet holiday cocktail dresses. The choices are almost endless!) So, without further hesitation, I present:

First Up: Short, Sparkly Dresses.

Looking for flashy, yet classy, New Years Eve cocktail dresses? If so, these sequined, sparkly dresses are some totally fabulous options.

sequin dresses tony bowls shoesPair it with Tony Bowls Shoes: Brenna.

corset top dresses and black lace pumpsPair it with Coloriffics Shoes: Cannes

Corset top dresses are so figure-flattering; pair that with the sparkly skirt seen on this perfect little black dress and Coloriffics Shoes' black lace pumps (leather and lace, anyone?), and you will be ready to rock that New Year's Eve party!

allure sparkly dresses and nina shoesPair it with Nina Shoes: Neva.

You are sure to grab the limelight in this ultra-glam sparkly dress, paired with the pewter "Neva," by Nina Shoes. A match made in glamazon heaven.

allure sparkly dresses and nina shoesPair it with Nina Shoes: Electra.

Pairing this sequin dress with blush Nina shoes is so chic, and since Nina shoes come in a whole rainbow of shades, there are a lot of possibilities - it's all up to you!

short sparkly dresses and nina shoesPair it with Nina Shoes: Rohma

This bronze-toned gold glitter dress by Faviana has "fabulosity" written all over it. Pair it with these blush Nina shoes, and it's absolute perfection.

One-Shoulder Short Cocktail Dress Styles.

lbd long one sleeve dress and silver glitter shoesPair it with Your Party Shoes: Gracie.

Is this the perfect little black dress, or what? The straight lines of the dress make it the perfect style for these pretty silver glitter shoes; and the whole look is softened by the flowers accenting the peep toe. Glittery-glam perfection.

holiday cocktail dresses and floral wedge heelsPair it with Coloriffics Shoes: Sweetie.

This Allure cocktail dress includes a removable sleeve, so you can wear it strapless or one-shouldered. It's like getting two dresses for the price of one! When paired with the "Sweetie" wedge heels, by Coloriffics Shoes, you've got a perfectly sweet holiday ensemble.

The Long Sleeve Mini Dress.

black long sleeve mini dress and peacock feather shoesPair it with Touch Ups' peacock feather shoes.

This long sleeve mini dress is another perfect little black dress. And Touch Ups' amazing peacock feather shoes? So haute.

Holiday Cocktail Dresses with Flared Skirts.

holiday cocktail dresses and nina evelixa shoePair it with Nina Evelixa shoe.

The pretty ruffles accenting the peep toe of the Nina Evelixa shoe perfectly complement the ruffly style of this Allure cocktail dress. Navy blue is the hot color of the season, not to mention a great color for holiday cocktail dresses. This holiday ensemble is just too pretty.

holiday cocktail dresses and gold glitter slingback shoesPair it with Paradox London Shoes: Carrie.

These gold glitter shoes perfectly complement the sparkly, yet somehow subtle, animal print of this fabulous Allure cocktail dress. The perfect way to really stand out at those holiday parties!

red party dresses and glitter shoesPair it with Touch Ups Shoes: Cinnamon.

For obvious reasons, red holiday cocktail dresses are a perfect look for holiday attire. And Touch Ups' multi-colored glitter slingback shoes? I really don't think you could ask for a more perfect pair of dressy evening shoes to go with this red cocktail dress by Allure. The flecks of cinnamon-hued glitter perfectly accent the red dress, while the simple, slingback design gives it a classy go-with-everything feel. The essence of sugar and spice! If the 2012 doomsday predictions come true, then we may never get another chance to glam it up for the holiday season. So, just to play it safe, I would say it's in all of our best interests to make sure we do things right and let out our inner glamazons for the practically-already-here 2011 holiday season. But, whether or not you believe the end of the world as we know it is nigh, why pass up the golden opportunity to look fabulous and light up a room? After all, 'tis the season for sparkly dresses and sky-high, dressy evening shoes!

Happy Holidays, from Wedding Shoppe Inc.!


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May 16, 2019 06:53

do you have the short black dress that has on sleeve with silver on it? If so how much is it?

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